Desserts

Sunday Giveaway: Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Palm Sugar (And a Gluten-Free Brownie Recipe!)

Go ahead and go nutty, coconutty, for this giveaway!

This giveaway is part of New Year New Rear Week, FBG's annual tradition of starting your New Year off with a fit bang. Get all the special posts and giveaways here! We've got a lovely bunch of coconuts! Okay, so not exactly. But we do have a lovely bunch of Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Coconut …
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A Healthier Cookie That Doesn’t Taste “Diet-y”

No really, healthy cookies that taste good!

Is it just me or when you hear that a cookie is packed with fiber, is low in sugar, has whole grains and is a healthy choice, do you also tend to think that the cookie isn’t going to be too tasty? For this reason, I have a tendency to let "diet" cookies sit on my desk for awhile, as …
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Nectresse Review: Just How Sweet Is This New Natural Sweetener?

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You guys remember a few months ago when we tried Arctic Zero and pretty much flipped over the natural low-calorie-sweetness power of monk fruit? Well, as we suspected, monk fruit is getting more and more popular. So much so that it caught the eye of the maker of Splenda, who launched Nectresse, its …
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3 Steps to Break Sugar Addiction: Part Two

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Last week, Jonathan Bailor, the author of The Smarter Science of Slim, shared with us the signs of sugar addiction. And today he's giving us easy strategies to break sugar addiction without going without your favorite treat forever! In part one of this post, we showed how sugar addiction is real …
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The 7 Signs of Sugar Addiction: Part 1

Can you really suffer from a sugar addiction? We have the facts! Credit: kaibara87

Ya'll remember Jonathan Bailor, the author of The Smarter Science of Slim, who did that amazing guest post for us on why a calorie is not a calorie? Well, he's baaack! And this time he's tackling a rather sticky—and sweet—issue: sugar addiction. Read on for the first in this two-part series on sugar …
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Lifeway Greek-Style Fro-Yo: The Ice Cream with Perks

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Let's get one thing straight—I'm lactose intolerant, which means I haven't had a decent scoop of ice cream in many moons. While this has saved me from a world of hurt when stress calls for a pint of the dairy-licious good stuff, I still crave it occasionally. That's probably why I'm such a fan of …
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Kristen’s 3 Favorite Splurges: Cheesy, Fried and Boozy

For this new edition of Question of the Week each FBG is talking about indulgences. You know, our three all-time favorite ways to splurge and really live the FBG motto, "All good things in moderation!" Read each FBG's top three here. Oh, splurges. I like splurges. Which, I mean, that's sort of …
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5 Healthier Ways to Get Your Pumpkin Fix

Have pumpkin fever? We have the answer! Credit: the_girl

Have pumpkin fever? Yeah, us, too. This time of year it's all we can do to keep ourselves from pulling into Starbucks three times a day for that addicting Pumpkin Spice Latte or making loaf after loaf of tasty pumpkin bread. If you're stricken with the same pumpkin obsession this time of year, take …
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Arctic Zero Review: Possibly the Best Ice Cream Ever Invented

We're obsessed with Arctic Zero. Period.

You know when things sound too good to be true? Well, that's pretty much what Arctic Zero was for me. This new ice cream boosts nutritionals that are just 150 calories, 14 grams of whey protein and 8 grams of fiber—per pint. Pint, people. Like sit down and eat the whole pint for 150 calories. I …
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